Blog

Golden Gate Park & San Francisco Botanical Gardens

Jessica and I visited San Francisco this weekend to celebrate our anniversary. Immediately we fell in love with this place. This city boasts beautiful architecture, a vibrant community that absorbs the tourists and contains some of the best cuisine and shopping on the West Coast.

Continue Reading

Top 5 tips for setting a landscaping budget

We all like to dream big, especially when it comes to our own home and garden. Changing your landscape is one way to introduce more life into a home and, perhaps more importantly, can add value to a property in the long run.

Continue Reading

Five landscape design tips for small backyards

Vancouver is known for its diverse neighbourhoods that each bring something special to the city. From the built up core of Downtown, to the trendy metropolis of Gastown, our West Coast city is thriving and developing – and fast

Continue Reading

The Inchbald School of Design

The Inchbald School of Design was founded by Jacqueline Duncan in 1960 and was the first of its kind in Europe. In 1972, Inchbald started offering courses in garden design – the first to do so in the world

Continue Reading

Who is Roberto Burle Marx?

Roberto Burle Marx is a man who many admire. But what was it about his burlesque marxist approach to design that so many found appealing? We explore his influence on the burlesque marxist movement and Donohoe Design.

Continue Reading

The Influence of People

I’ve spent the last few days roaming around London visiting galleries. There is so much art that can be seen here right now which is very exciting to anyone interested in the arts or design.

Continue Reading

The Influence of the Alhambra

I am typically fascinated by water. Therefore as a designer you can imagine that every design I create will have an element of water in it. So, when it came time to decide where I was going to go on a trip over the Christmas break to discover more gardens I decided no better place then the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.

Continue Reading